Port of Helsinki

Harbour Information, Terminals and Facilities
(Helsinki, Southern Finland, Finland)

The Port of Helsinki is the largest port in Finland and the second largest throughout the Nordic countries. There are three harbours and six passenger terminals handling over nine million passengers per year.

Ferries sail daily to Stockholm, Sweden and Travemünde, Germany, and almost continuously to Tallinn, Estonia.

Four of the six passenger terminals operate in the South Harbour, two kilometres from the city centre. The facilities are good overall, with a fair number of shops, a café and a comfortable passenger lounge. The terminals also provide good wheelchair access and disabled-friendly toilets. Passengers with special needs are welcome to advise their ferry company of any concerns or requirements when making a reservation.

Parking at the port is convenient. Each terminal has its own short-term and long-term lots within easy walking distance. With the exception of the West Terminal, all terminals have dedicated disabled persons' parking spaces. Short-term parking is suitable for stay of 2 to 6 hours, depending on the terminal. All parking must be prepaid at automatic ticket machines.

Ferry Services

Seven ferry companies provide passenger ferry service from Helsinki to Tallinn, Stockholm and Travemünde. Tallinn is the primary destination, with six conventional ferries and over 15 fast ferries departing per day, more depending on the season.

Fast ferries make the trip in about 1 hour, 40 minutes, while conventional ferry journeys average at 3 hours, 30 minutes. Conventional ferries to Travemünde and Stockholm depart daily. Passage to Stockholm takes around 17 hours, and the voyage to Travemünde usually takes 36 hours.

Contact Port of Helsinki:
Address: Olympiaranta 3, Helsinki, 14, Finland, FI
Tel: +358 9 310 1621
Fax: +358 9 310 33802
Email: port.helsinki@hel.fi
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